WHY VISIT RIGA
Riga – culture capital of the Baltics
Riga offers dynamic cultural life. Latvian National Opera gathers world-level artists. Concert halls offer classic and popular music concerts, exhibition halls present works of world-known classical and contemporary artists. Cultural life of Riga is generous in various manifestations. The most famous event is Latvia’s Song and Dance Festival. The tradition of the week-long festival began in 1873, and it’s held every five years. The epic festival features thousands of singers and dancers from all over Latvia. It's a major celebration of Latvian culture and spirit.
An architectural pearl
Architecture of Riga is beauteous and diverse. Heritage of 800 years old Gothic churches, built by founders of Riga, medieval buildings in the Old Town, exquisite Art Nouveau, as well as wooden buildings make Riga a true pearl of architecture.
Capital of gastronomy
Riga’s restaurants offer fusion of cuisines, where one can taste Latvian traditional meals, and original meals with astonishing combination of tastes, taking for an exciting gastronomic journey.
Where centuries meet
Riga is more than 800 years old. Each century has left its marks in the architecture of the Old Town and City Centre. The cultural heritage coexists with the quick pace of modern living. Riga’s Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Place for active holidays
Marathon, orienteering, and adventure competitions – those are only some of activities, which one may enjoy in Riga. Parks are perfect for jogging in summers and skiing in winters. Water resources, golf fields, motor sport racetrack – there is something for all sport enthusiasts.
City for beauty and wellness
Riga is great for enjoying SPA treatments and beauty procedures – one can do that in the very centre. When being in Riga, you must enjoy traditional Latvian bath!
The Old Town is cut out for leisurely shopping – little shops offering souvenirs, art galleries are settled in the narrow streets of the Old Town, but shopping centres offer items both of foreign and local brands.
City for your health
Professional and high class medical personnel will help you to improve your health. Health procedures in Riga have become popular thanks to attractive prices and high quality service.
City for your business
Riga is perfect for organising conferences, workshops, and team-building activities. The city is very dynamic and can offer professional service and developed infrastructure.